I'm going to a special place when I die, but I want to make sure my life is special while I'm here.
If somebody asks for my opinion, I tell them my opinion, whether it's what they want to hear or not.
I didn't hesitate to kiss my father in public. And that's how I tried to raise my children. We're physical.
That's why I'm very proud of being American. I'm proud to pay taxes. I pay a lot of taxes, but it sure beats the alternative.
If you can't laugh at yourself, then how can you laugh at anybody else? I think people see the human side of you when you do that.
For example, I wouldn't hesitate to sit somebody down if he wasn't performing, even if he was the No. 1 player in the world. I've been sat down before.
These guys who keep on playing but aren't winning, you've got to sit them down and let them figure it out and perform a little gut-check on themselves.
I sometimes got distracted easily and allowed my mind to wander when I needed to be focused. It's quite subtle, really, and just being aware of it helps.
For one thing, when you're playing as well as I was at the time, you think you can play with anything. That isn't true, of course, but I didn't know it then.
I went over before the British Open and played Valderrama thinking that I might make the team, might be a captain's pick. I made the effort to go over there.